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Forum: Anchoring & Mooring 21-05-2015, 03:02
Replies: 14
Views: 563
Posted By D.D.
Re: anchor shackle security

Use of a Shop Vac is a good start.:thumb:
Forum: General Classifieds (no boats) 17-03-2015, 03:10
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By D.D.
Re: Chelsea Ship Bell Clock

Interesting clock....I am not familiar with that style of Chelsea. Please provide more documentation to include specific model designation and model number.
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 02-03-2015, 12:03
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By D.D.
Re: Sail trim

+1 This is an outstanding book and covers a-lot of topics.
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 28-02-2015, 12:50
Replies: 46
Views: 2,560
Posted By D.D.
Re: Waxing the Hull

Just FYI...Woody wax is for Non-Skid...It does NOT make the non-skid slippery.
Forum: Seamanship & Boat Handling 28-02-2015, 04:14
Replies: 17
Views: 1,626
Posted By D.D.
Re: Sail trim

Your sail inventory will also dictate the rigging needed when going down wind. I believe this to be the most difficult points of sail as you must keep constant watch to wind shifts, boat motion, back...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 27-02-2015, 08:04
Replies: 46
Views: 2,560
Posted By D.D.
Re: Waxing the Hull

Wax for Non-Skid surfaces is Woody Wax. Apply to clean decks by spraying on a wet deck and spreading all over. Rinse off, and buff dry with towels. This stuff does work, but only will last ~6-8 weeks...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 26-02-2015, 06:47
Replies: 46
Views: 2,560
Posted By D.D.
Re: Waxing the Hull

I purchased the portable scaffoldings from Lowes so at least I can get a good run on the hull before having to step down and move them. I now have enough of them to go down the entire hull and the...
Forum: Construction, Maintenance & Refit 20-02-2015, 07:19
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By D.D.
Re: Re-fit in Maryland USA

I've had work done at both Jabins in Annapolis and Herrington Harbor North. BOTH are top notch and you will not go wrong at either.
Forum: Propellers & Drive Systems 15-02-2015, 09:06
Replies: 45
Views: 4,088
Posted By D.D.
Re: Prop anti foul DIY

OZ.....G'Day Mate....Roos......Down Under....
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 14-02-2015, 14:25
Replies: 5
Views: 725
Posted By D.D.
Re: Circuit breaker for Harken electric winch

+1 Blue Sea switch. We have one on our Tartan...:smile:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 09-12-2014, 12:04
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By D.D.
Re: Opinions on 1973 Tartan 46/48

Kate...Isn't that you over there on Sailing Anarchy as well????
Forum: Classifieds Archive 08-11-2014, 04:39
Replies: 2
For Sale: Fuel Filter
Views: 410
Posted By D.D.
Re: Fuel Filter

$8.00 for shipping? :nonono:
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 07-11-2014, 05:02
Replies: 35
Views: 2,889
Posted By D.D.
Re: Gentlemen, break out your fenders!!

Congrats on the boat! :) Teak is THE choice of deck woods due to it's resistance to rot. Yes, it's $$$$, but to use any other type of wood would be less than ideal. I believe if there was a lesser...
Forum: Classifieds Archive 22-09-2014, 12:13
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By D.D.
Forum: Classifieds Archive 27-08-2014, 12:33
Replies: 6
For Sale: Westerbeke 30B
Views: 740
Posted By D.D.
Re: Westerbeke 30B

How much $$$$$$$ are you asking? How many hours on engine??
Forum: Engines and Propulsion Systems 30-06-2014, 09:51
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By D.D.
Re: Volvo Penta NMEA Interface

1. Go to the "search" section and list your topic.
2. Contact Volvo
3. Google for information. See #1 above.
Forum: Marine Electronics 10-06-2014, 12:00
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By D.D.
Re: Any info on this anemometer

Any idea how old it is? What brand are the other instruments on the boat? Perhaps same company? Age of it would help...is it the same as the boat? If so, perhaps dealer installed when new? I am not...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-05-2014, 10:14
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By D.D.
Re: Tartan 372/3800 prop advice

Have a friend who had a Tartan 37, which was destroyed in Hurricane Sandy thathad a Vari Prop on it. I said on the boat many times and the prop was outstanding. It performed MUCH better than a fixed...
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 29-05-2014, 10:01
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By D.D.
Re: Macgregor 25/26C vs Aquarius A23

Have you looked at a Catalina 22? PLENTY of these boats around and fulfill your requirements.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23-05-2014, 13:03
Replies: 4,794
Views: 668,209
Posted By D.D.
Re: The Joke Thread

Lost Wife

A husband went to the police station to report his wife missing:
Husband : - Iíve lost my wife, she went shopping yesterday and has still not come home.
Sergeant : - What is her height...
Forum: Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 17-05-2014, 13:53
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By D.D.
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 09-05-2014, 13:42
Replies: 54
Views: 3,346
Posted By D.D.
Re: Automatic charge relays - good or bad

I just installed a Xantrex Echo and did not re-wire the alternator. There was no indication of this with the instructions nor any indication that this was remotely necessary. Please explain the need...
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 30-04-2014, 10:48
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By D.D.
Re: Charger/AC Panel Lights Dim

Thanks Mark...I ordered three lights and will replace them this weekend.. Appreciate the help......

Dale
Forum: Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 29-04-2014, 11:49
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By D.D.
Charger/AC Panel Lights Dim

The A/C and Battery Charger indicator lights on the main fuse panel are much dimmer than all other indicator lights. All A/C electrical components function perfectly. Checked 30 amp power connection,...
Forum: Product or Service Reviews & Evaluations 29-04-2014, 11:42
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By D.D.
Re: Transworld - Fantail 50 Pilot Trawler

Pics, links, more info.....:whistling:
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